Android

  • AC Ryan introduces VEOLO digital home entertainment device

    AC Ryan has unveiled the VEOLO smart Android hub that claims to offer apps, Internet, and media streamer on your TV, at the comfort of your home. The VEOLO is equipped with ARM Cortex A9 1GHz processor, onboard 512MB DDR3 and is based on Google Android 2.2 Froyo mobile operating system.

  • LG launches Optimus LTE, first 4G HD smartphone in Korea

    LG Korea has announced the launch of their new Optimus LTE smartphone, which claims to be the first mobile device in the country to lead Long Term Evolution (LTE) with high definition IPS display technology. Unfortunately, no word as to when this phone will be available outside Korea though.

  • Sony Ericsson introduces Xperia active and Live with Walkman

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia active, designed for the active lifestyle users, was showcased in June with the Xperia Ray and Xperia Txt. Today, the company has officially launched the phone in Singapore, together with the Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman that promises great audio enjoyment for music lovers.

  • Norton Mobile Security Lite offers Android users from protection physical and online crime

    Android users can now secure their mobile devices from physical and online crime with the free Norton's Mobile Security Lite. The new security application offers selected anti-theft features with powerful anti-malware to keep your data safe even if you lose your phone.

  • Sony Ericsson announces Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light first to Android on Xperia PLAY

    Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY owners who are also fans of Lara Croft games would be pleased to know that Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light will be available on Android, and first on the Xperia PLAY smartphone. Read on for the details.

  • “Sony Tablet” S arriving in Singapore in October 2011

    This afternoon, Sony Electronics Asia Pacific announced the launch of their latest "Sony Tablet" S in Singapore. The "Sony Tablet" S sports a 9.4-inch touchscreen, is equipped with Nvidia Tegra 2 mobile processor and runs Google Android 3.2 Honeycomb platform.

  • Kindle Fire Tablet unveiled : Amazon tries to take the tablet market by storm.

    Amazon unveiled today in New York their new Kindle Fire 7-inch display tablet which runs a customized version of Android and has a dual core processor. The new tablet is available for pre-order for an amazingly low price of 199$ USD and will start shipping on the 15th of November. Amazon's CEO, Jeff Bezos, stated

  • Fujitsu-Toshiba launches 720p screen touting Arrows Z Android handset in Japan

    Once again Japan gets the latest and greatest toys to play with ahead of the rest of the world and if the latest Android handset from Fujitsu-Toshiba's soon to end mobile partnership is anything to go by, the future is, uhm, pink? Ok, so there is a pink option, but the real selling point of

  • Samsung to launch Galaxy Skin with flexible AMOLED screen next year?

    The Samsung Galaxy Skin was unveiled at CES 2011 and features a bendable and foldable display that is able to withstand hard blows. However, the phone was still in conceptual stage, though if reports are true, the Samsung Galaxy Skin could become commercial next year.

  • Samsung to open source Bada, rely less on Google Android

    With Google acquiring Motorola, it looks like Korean company Samsung plans to open source its Bada platform next year. The move is to get more manufacturers and developers to help grow the Bada ecosystem, and also to be less reliant on the Android mobile operating system.

  • LG unveils Optimus Q2 Android phone with QWERTY keyboard

    Another Optimus smartphone has emerged from Korean manufacturer LG, and this time it is the Optimus Q2. The Optimus Q2 is based on Google's Android operating system and features Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor and has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

  • LG to introduce Street Fighter IV on upcoming high definition smartphones

    LG Korea has announced that it has entered into an exclusive deal with Japanese game developer Capcom to introduce their popular Street Fighter IV game on their high definition Android smartphone. Details inside.

  • Google Nexus Prime with dual-core processor to launch end October?

    It was Nexus One, followed by the Nexus S, and it looks like the next official Google phone could come in the form of Google Nexus Prime. If online sources are right, we may see the new Google Nexus Prime smartphone to launch end October or early November.

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray Review: A sleek and elegant Android phone

    Last month, VR-Zone was in Tokyo, Japan to learn more about the design concept and engineering of the new Sony Ericsson Xperia ray. We also managed to get a a unit for review. So how good is the Xperia ray with its fairly small 3.3-inch screen and how does it compare to its larger screen

  • Sony announces NW-Z1000 Android Walkman media player

    Sony Singapore had recently announced their NWZ-A860 Walkman. And at the recent IFA 2011 trade fair for consumer electronics and household appliances in Berlin, Germany, the company showcased the new NW-Z1000 Android Walkman which claims to run Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system.

  • HTC to hold media event on 20 September

    Taiwanese phone and tablet manufacturer HTC has sent out media invite for an event that will take place in New York, USA, on 20 September. Only the tagline "Come celebrate in style with HTC" is stated, so it is everyone's guess on what the company could be announcing.

  • Sharp launches AQUOS SH8298U glasses-free 3D smartphone

    Sharp has announced their new AQUOS SH8298U glasses-free 3D smartphone which looks to compete with the LG Optimus 3D and the HTC Evo 3D. The AQUOS SH8298U will soon retail in Japan though there is no word as to whether it will be available in other parts of the world.

  • Could the next version after Android Ice Cream Sandwich be Jellybean?

    Google is known for using sweet treats as codenames for the various versions of theiir popular Android mobile operating system. And while many of us are anticipating the upcoming "Ice Cream Sandwich" which claims to offer the best of Honeycomb, the Android tablet OS, and make them useable on smartphones, it seems that the search engine giant has already

  • BenQ launches 7-inch R70 Android tablet device

    While BenQ has been rather quiet at this part of the world, the manufacturer is aggressive in its home country of Taiwan. The manufacturer has recently introduced a new member in their line of Android tablet, the R70, which features a 7-inch touchscreen display and runs Android 2.3 mobile operating system.

  • NTT Docomo announces two tablet devices for LTE Xi

    Today, NTT Docomo unveiled two tablet devices which support the telco operator's extra-high-speed next-generation LTE Xi (read “Crossy”) service. The two tablets are the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 LTE SC-01D and Fujitsu ARROWS Tab LTE F-01D, and both will be available in October next month